36th World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology, with representation from more than 140 countries. The WOC is held every two years in a different region of the world and provides an international audience of ophthalmologists with:
A scientific program of over 350 sessions addressing all subspecialties and related interests in ophthalmology with 45 Subspecialty, 39 National, 5 Regional and 4 Supranational Societies participating in the program
The opportunity to network with recognized international leaders and professionals
An exhibition featuring the latest products and services in the field.
Revenues from the World Ophthalmology Congress® support a wide range of ICO initiatives and programs and its commitment to “Building a World Alliance for Sight.” The WOC is the longest continuous international medical meeting, first held in 1857.
Hosted by: Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (SEO)
Co-hosted by:European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE)
Spanish Society of Implant-Refractive Ocular Surgery (SECOIR)
In Partnership with:Catalan Society of Ophthalmology (SCO) Barraquer Institute (BI)
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Retinoscopy Clinical Hints A Retinoscope objectively determines the Sphero-Cylindrical Refractive error and irregular Astigmatism, and also evaluate Opacities and irregularities of the Cornea and Lens. Most Retinoscope today use a Streak projection system. This Streak of light is reflected from a Mirror. The Streak can be moved in relation to a Convex Lens in the […]
Diplopia or Double VisionDo you see double images sometimes? Excluding the self-made squinting of Eye, Getting drunk on those weekends, and tired Mondays, this sort of short timed diplopia is not a thing to worry about. So, What is diplopia or double vision or Ghost image? Our two eyes work mutually; the images that hit […]